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Interactions with Autism Spectrum Disorder
July 8, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: As a law enforcement officer, you expect to give commands and ask questions and receive immediate responses. The population with autism spectrum disorder may not be able to respond immediately because of cognitive, physical, or other issues. According to the CDC, the prevalence of autism is increasing rapidly. The CDC now estimates that 1 in 44 children have autism spectrum disorder. With this course, you will obtain knowledge about autism spectrum disorder and ways to handle contacts. Topics covered include what is autism spectrum disorder, recognizing autism spectrum disorder, de-escalation techniques, tantrums vs. meltdowns, interviewing, and more.
Date: July 8, 2022
Location: Meridian Technology Center Lecture Hall E129
1312 S. Sangre Rd.
Stillwater, OK 74074
CLEET Hours: 8 hours (2MH hours)
CLEET Catalog Number: 21-2264
LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED BY HIDEAWAY PIZZA – PLEASE RSVP TO 405-533-6859 OR RBROWN@SHERIFF.PAYNECOUNTYOK.GOV